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Jeff Kinney

  • 5 stars across 39 books
    Jeff Kinney Biography
    Jeff Kinney is an American cartoonist and author of children’s books, including the series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid. He even appeared in the film of Diary of a Wimpy Kid as Holly Hill’s father.
     
    In 1998 Jeff came up with the idea for Diary of a Wimpy Kid, a story about a middle-school weakling named Greg Heffley. Jeff worked on the book for six years before publishing it online on Funbrain.com in daily installments. To date, the online version of Diary of a Wimpy Kid has more than 80 million visits, and is typically read by more than 70,000 kids a day. Jeff worked on the book for a further two years before showing it to a publisher in New York. He signed a multi-book deal in 2006 and it became an instant hit. There are now more than 180 million copies of the series in print worldwide, translated into 52 languages.
     
    Jeff Kinney Facts
    Jeff spent his childhood in Washington, D.C. and moved to New England in 1995. He lives with his wife and two sons in Massachusetts, where they own a bookstore, An Unlikely Story
     
    Our favourite Jeff Kinney Book Characters
    Greg Heffley - from the Diary Of A Wimpy Kid series

    Our favourite Jeff Kinney Book Quotes
    “I'll be famous one day, but for now I'm stuck in middle school with a bunch of morons." (Diary of a Wimpy Kid)

    “I'm basically one of the best people I know.” (The Last Straw)

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    3rd July 2008

    Diary Of A Wimpy Kid (Book 1)

    THE ONE WHERE IT ALL BEGINS! The first book in the global phenomenon from #1 international bestselling a... More

    (119 reviews)
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    26th January 2017

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School (Book 10)

    THE ONE WITH THE SCARY SCHOOL TRIP The tenth laugh-out-loud, fully-illustrated Diary of a Wimpy Kid ... More

    (79 reviews)
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    1st November 2016

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11)

    Book 11 in the phenomenally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is out now! The pressure's really piling up on Greg... More

    (63 reviews)
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    28th January 2016

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Book 9)

    THE ONE WITH THE FAMILY ROAD TRIP The ninth laugh-out-loud, fully-illustrated Diary of a Wimpy Kid ... More

    (52 reviews)
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    30th October 2018

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown (Book 13)

    THE ONE WITH THE WINTER BATTLE! The thirteenth laugh-out-loud, fully-illustrated Diary of a Wimpy Ki... More

    (48 reviews)
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    5th February 2009

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (Book 2)

    THE ONE WITH THE BIG BROTHER The second laugh-out-loud, fully-illustrated Diary of a Wimpy Kid book... More

    (45 reviews)
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    5th November 2019

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball (Book 14)

    THE ONE WITH THE HOME IMPROVEMENTS The fourteenth laugh-out-loud, fully-illustrated Diary of a Wimpy ... More

    (40 reviews)
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    3rd February 2011

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (Book 4)

    THE ONE WITH THE WORST SUMMER EVER The fourth laugh-out-loud, fully-illustrated Diary of a Wimpy Kid b... More

    (38 reviews)
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    1st April 2019

    Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal

    A DIARY OF A WIMPY KID STORY that will have you rolling with laughter, from number one bestselling author Jeff Kinne... More

    (38 reviews)
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    6th August 2009

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw (Book 3)

    THE ONE WHERE GREG SHAPES UP The third laugh-out-loud, fully-illustrated Diary of a Wimpy Kid book ... More

    (37 reviews)
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